Observatory Science Centre, The

Wartling Road, Herstmonceux
Hailsham BN27 1RN


The Observatory Science Centre is one of the UK's leading science centres. Explore science, space and astronomy with over 100 exhibits, both inside and out, amongst the domes and telescopes of a world-famous astronomical observatory.

Old Police Cells Museum, The

Brighton Town Hall, Bartholomews
Brighton BN1 1JA


The Old Police Cells Museum is housed in the basement of Brighton Town Hall and offers visitors a unique insight into the history of policing in Sussex and is both educational and entertaining. It provides an opportunity to visit Brighton Borough main police station for the period 1830 to 1967 and learn about the murder of Chief Constable Henry Solomon in 1844 by a prisoner. See some of the old cells with their graffiti from the Mods and Rockers era, the policemen's wash room and uniform store areas, police memorabilia and artefacts. The museum also houses a unique collection of truncheons and tipstaves, one of the largest in the country.